This was heartbreakingly sweet. And the songs are great! This game killed me, ok? I'm dead, it was beautiful. Great work!
She Made Me a Mixtape
An entry for the August 2018 Bitsyjam, with the theme of "mixtape". Use the arrow keys to move around.
This Bitsy comes with an actual mixtape, which is made of YouTube videos in order to avoid potential copyright issues. You can access the full playlist at this link on YouTube, at this link on Spotify (thanks, Onion!) or individual tracks below:
- Homespun - Unfortunately Young
- Ben & Jason - Thank You For Laughing
- Karine Polwart - Harder To Walk These Days Than Run
- Fastball - You're An Ocean
- Eliza Carthy - Stumbling On
- Florence + The Machine - Drumming Song
- 6 Day Riot - Run For Your Life
- The Go! Team - The Wrath of Marcie
- Thea Gilmore - Ever Fallen In Love
- Cosmic Rough Riders - Have You Heard The News Today?
- Oysterband - Put Out The Lights
- Sophie Madeleine - Hurry Locomotive
If you want to play along with the playlist (each segment of the game matches with one song), you won't exit the room until you interact with the Next Track button, which will appear when you have interacted with all the story-relevant interactibles.
This release is dedicated to Em, Emma, Freya, Onion and Ebeth, who suffered with me through the process. You're the best slimes anyone could hope for.
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Ah I'm afraid we're on different sides of a region-lock - I can run the one I linked, but yours says not available in my country!
I played this at work without sound (I'll listen to the playlist later, promise!) - even so, the story is so well-told! All the vignettes, the background conversations ("I'm talking to someone offscreen!"), the turn of the seasons, the tape-themed UI details... all tying into the tale of the two people at its core. A relationship in all its beautiful, messy, bittersweet glory.
ahhh so nice!! really nicely written and the sountrack fit so well woah
Don't mind me. I'm just waiting the corner by the buffet. You finally did ET right.
That was amazing, absolutely amazing. The story drew me in, and kept me there, and the playlist really amplified experience. Great job!
What a journey... through space and time, sound and story. It's a very well made tale of two people's interaction!
this is beautiful, thanks so much for sharing. i really liked playing along with the playlist, it fits the story so well 💖
It's so eerily perfect how the songs coincide with the vignettes. Excellent work!!! Please take care, we slimes love you a lot 💖💖💖💖
(...prog rock forever i regret nothing)
I SEEE WHAT U DID THERE WITH THE BROWNIE DIALOGUE AKJHFKDFHGDKJH!!!!
but but but DUCKY!!! F*CK!!!!! YOU'RE TEARING MY HEART HERE!!! ALSO I HAD SUCH A HARD TIME SKIPPING MUSIC BC EVEN THO I KNEW NO SONGS ON THIS PLAYLIST ITS SO GOOD!!!! THIS WAS JUST SO GOOD AND IM SO F*CKING EMOTIONAL!!!
edit: hope you dont mind i made a spotify ver of this playlist <3